Oil, gas and mining is an important economic sector in more than 60 developing and transitional countries. Two thirds of the world’s poorest people live in these countries.
The revenues from this industry can help find a way out of poverty – but the oposite is taking place. Find out why.
A short and accessable guide to the extractive industries and the importance of transparency in the revenue streams.
Published 26th June 2004 by CAFOD